HTC Desire, Touch HD Mini, Legend Specs and Photos Leaked
A day ahead of their expected unveiling at Mobile World Congress (MWC), photos and specifications of three HTC smartphones--the Touch HD Mini, Desire and Legend--leak online.In-demand smartphone maker HTC, known for its sleek handset designs and embrace of Google's Android operating system, had plans to debut three handset models at this year's Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. However, that plan was blown when photos of all three phones and specs of two of the phones were posted on the Android forum Android.MoDaCo. Details of the handsets Desire (formerly known as the Bravo), Legend and Touch HD Mini leaked Feb. 15, with official release photos of the handsets posted online. Details of the Touch HD Mini were not leaked. According to the leaked details, the Desire will boast a 3.7-inch touch-sensitive AMOLED screen, an optical navigation stick, a 1GHz Snapdragon CPU from Qualcomm and HTC's Sense user interface. Also expected to be included is FM radio, Android Version 2.1 (aka ??Â½clair), a GPS with internal antenna and four sensors (proximity, ambient light, G-sensor and digital compass), as well as Bluetooth 2.1 connectivity with FTP/OOP for file transfers and PBAP for phonebook access from a car kit. Rounding out the package is a 5-megapixel camera with auto-focus and a flashlight.
The HTC Legend features many of the same specs, including on-screen navigation with optical trackball and a 3.2-inch touch-screen AMOLED display. It will run Android ??Â½clair. The battery provides up to 440 minutes of talk time for WCDMA and up to 490 minutes for GSM networks, with standby times of up to 560 hours and 440 hours for the respective networks. Also included is an expansion slot for a microSD memory card, which is SD 2.0-compatible.